The Man with a Watch
callumswood: He is always close to me. He never leaves my sight or my imagination, a sparkle in his strong, calm glances. From a neutral face, he shares with neither joy nor sadness. From time to time he looks at his watch, suggesting to me that I should so the same. Sometimes I grow weary of him, but if he is away for a moment I am overcome by a sense of loss. All the fatigue or comfort I have...
The 'miracle' treatment that's bringing the... →
We have always been told there is no recovery from persistent vegetative state - doctors can only make a sufferer’s last days as painless as possible. But is that really the truth? Across three continents, severely brain-damaged patients are awake and talking after taking … a sleeping pill. And no one is more baffled than the GP who made the breakthrough. Steve Boggan witnesses these ‘strange...
The Nine Billion names of God →
By: Arthur C. Clarke “This is a slightly unusual request,” said Dr. Wagner, with what he hoped was commendable restraint. “As far as I know, it’s the first time anyone’s been asked to supply a Tibetan monastery with an automatic sequence computer. I don’t wish to be inquisitive, but I should hardly thought that your —ah— establishment had much use for such a machine....
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your weekend plans pt. 2
synecdoche: get a thirty rack. drink every time someone on tumblr, the news, or your living room says irene. drink every time you catch yourself wondering if you have enough water and then drink every time you scold yourself for being someone who is worrying because ugh, it’s just rain and you are too cool to worry about the weather. drink every time you google weather news alerts. drink every...
I have not been getting enough sleep.
Makes me very very irritated and worried. Summer at home has me stay up too late, basically why I made some whiny posts yesterday, I became worrisome and overthinking things. Having gotten some, I’m remembering I need a lot of sleep.
I want a job. I want a job. I want a job. I want to earn my own damn money instead of depending on people’s sympathies for circumstances and grants, undependable things. I want a job.
Steve Jobs' Resignation Letter →
callumswood: I can only imagine that he’s sick again. The resignation letter reads like a suicide note. zainyk: notnadia: shortformblog: danielholter: To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community: I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple”s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day...
Your rich dad made an awful video. →